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The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

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Chinese calligraphy is an ancient art form that utilizes Chinese characters as a vehicle to communicate the emotional and esthetic world of the artist.

The 192 pieces of Chinese calligraphy featured in this book are the most famous examples, carefully selected and chronologically arranged from the Zhou (1046-221 BC) and Qin (221-206 BC) dynasties to modern times. Browsing through the extensive collection, you will find this book to be a professional and practical manual of Chinese calligraphy, offering easy access to:

  • the historical development of the five kinds of scripts
  • the most celebrated calligraphers and their best works
  • a guided appreciation of the artistic merits of the works